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Re: Removal of the AISC Database

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Christopher Wright wrote:
> I can't wait any longer for someone to ask whether AISC's copyright
> extends to use of the tabular data in engineering calculations. Suppose I
> make a weight estimate of a structure using the unit weight tabulation
> for steel members. An actual copyright requires that I get permission of
> the AISC to use their tabulated unit weights. Seems also that when I
> prepare a report listing the section properties for steel members
> involved, I should be getting the AISC's permission to list the
> information.

But wouldn't that constitute "fair use"?